BUD

Budapest Liszt Ferenc International Airport

Budapest, HU

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Getting around the airport

BUD

Budapest Ferenc Liszt Airport (commonly known as Ferihegy) lies 16km south-east of Hungary's capital. It serves mainly European flights, principally by Ryanair and Wizz Air.

The airport has two terminals: 2A and 2B, with a Sky Court between them:

  • Terminal 2A: Serves flights within the Schengen area, with gates A1-19. After security check, you'll go through to the Sky Court, with no further security checks before going to your gate. There's an open-air viewing platform on the third floor.
  • Terminal 2B: Serves non-Schengen flights, with gates B1-19. After security check, you'll go through to the Sky Court, and then to get to the boarding gates, will go through passport control.
  • Sky Court: Modern shopping area on five levels. You'll find a large selection of shopping and eating options here, as well as several lounges.

The terminals are 

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Getting into Budapest

Many options available

Since the closure of Terminal 1, there's unfortunately no direct rail link to the airport, making the bus and metro your best option.

Bus and Metro (two buses at night)

  • Daytime (from 04:00-23:00): Take the 200E bus, running every ten minutes, to the city's Metro system, Line 3, at Köbánya-Kispest. From there, take the M3 metro north towards Újpest Központ to the city centre (Deák Ferenc tér). From here, you can change to metro lines M1 and M2.
  • Nighttime (from 23:00-04:00): Take the 900 night bus, running every 30-60 minutes, to .

Journey time with bus and metro is around 50 minutes. 

From the Kőbánya-Kispest metro terminal, passengers can take the M3 metro towards Újpest Központ to reach the city center. 

Minibus

For reliable and comfortable door-to-door transfer, book at minibus 24 hours a day. Transfer fees range from HUF 1900-6900 (EUR 6-22) per person depending on distance from the airport. The journey time varies depending on number of people on the minibus.

Booths:

Terminal 2A, airside, arrivals level, in front of baggage carousels
Terminal 2B, airside, arrivals level, in front of baggage carousels 3 and 4
Hours: 24

Train

If you want to take the train into Budapest, you'll need to take the 200E bus to Ferihegy vasútállomás (Ferighegy railway station). From there, take the Hungarian State Railway train to Nyugati Station in Budapest centre in 25 minutes

Taxi

Taxis from the airport are operated by a company called Főtaxi. You can book a car at a booth near the exits of both Terminals 2A and 2B. Many drivers speak English.

Cost: Around HUR 6,500 (22 EUR)

During daytime (4 am to 11 pm) the 200E Bus departs Terminal 2 every 10 minutes, providing connectivity with railway and the Metro Line 3 terminus at Kőbánya-Kispest. Journey time from Terminal 2 to the city centre (Deák Ferenc tér) is 50 minutes using the 200E bus and Metro 3. During nighttime (11 pm to 4 am) the 900 Nightbus departs Terminal 2 every 30 to 60 minutes, providing connectivity with the 950 Nightbus stop at Bajcsy-Zsilinszky út. The 950 bus travels to Rákospalota via the City Center (Deák Ferenc tér) and Nyugati railway station.

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Fast Track Service

Priority security screening

All passengers can access BUD Airport Fast Track services. Fast Track Lane vouchers cost HUF 1500 or EUR 5. They can be purchased at kiosks in T2A and T2B departure halls. Stickers will be attached to boarding passes at check-in and the security screening checkpoint may be accessed directly via a separate priority lane.

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Lounges

Five lounges available

Celebi Lounge

Self-service bar, complimentary food, beverages, and Wi-Fi.

Terminal 2A, airside, departures level, in front of gates 12-19
Terminal 2B, airside, mezzanine level, next to lift

Hours: 05:00-20:30 

SkyCourt Lounge (Malev)

Largest business lounge with complimentary food, beverage, newspapers, magazines, and mobile chargers. 

SkyCourt, airside, mezzanine level, T2A side
Hours: 05:00-22:00 Mon, Fri; 05:00-23:30 Tues, Thurs, Sat, Sun; 05:00-21:00 Wed

Menzies Lounge

Selection of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, Wi-Fi, mobile chargers, and magazines.
Priority Pass or entrance fee of about €40.

SkyCourt, airside, mezzanine level, next to observation terrace
Hours: 07:00-19:00

Mastercard Lounge

Wide range of food and drinks, free Wi-Fi, work spaces.
Free for Mastercard holders (Gold, Platinium, World) and theit guests as well as children. Others pay €10.

SkyCourt, airside, mezzanine level, T2A side
Hours: 05:30-19:30

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Power outlets

Available throughout airport

There are outlets available throughout the airport; exact locations not available.

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Save on Your Car Rental

Lowest Price Guaranteed

All major car rental companies are available at this airport.

SkyCourt, landside, arrivals level, T2B side of exit
Terminal 2B, landside, arrivals level, next to Kreativ Dental

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Showers

Not available at this airport

There are no showers available at BUD airport. 

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Observation deck

Open-air viewing

An open-air viewing platform for plane spotters is located at the airport.

Terminal 2A, airside, mezzanine level, right side of the floor

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